Horses have served multiple purposes on Cuyahoga Valley farms. Horses have pulled carts and ploughs, taken tourists on carriage rides, been raised and sold, been boarded for other owners, and become beloved companions for farm children.
In 2011, their son David Pittenger composed a history of his family farm for the National Park Service. Click to read more about the Blackacre Farm.
In Their Own Words
Click the topics to hear stories about Cuyahoga Valley life.
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Peggy's Horses (1 minute 38 seconds)
Horse Fairs (20 seconds)
Horse-Drawn Vehicles (32 seconds)
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